Assistant Professor of English
Xavier University, a Jesuit Catholic institution, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English specializing in Victorian literature to fill a position beginning August 2013. Desirable secondary areas include the history of poetry in English, modern literary theory, or the history of literary criticism. Candidates must have a PhD.
Xavier University is the third largest independent institution in Ohio, the sixth oldest Catholic University in the nation, and one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities nationwide. US News and World Report ranked the University 16 years in a row among the top 10 Midwest colleges and universities.
To ensure consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, c.v., graduate transcripts, 1-2 page teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation online at the link below by November 14, 2012. The same materials may instead be mailed to Dr. Alison Russell, Chair Department of English, Xavier University, 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH, 45207-4446, postmarked by November 14, 2012. Interviews of selected candidates will be conducted at the MLA convention in January 2013. Xavier University has a strong commitment to diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women and minorities.
For more information, visit the department website at www.xavier.edu/english.
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